JOHNNY BOYCHUK NEWS

Jack Edwards does not hold back on Bruins' recent struggles

The Johnny Boychuk trade still has many scratching their heads according to Jack Edwards. Photo: Alex Trautwig/Getty In a recent interview on WEEI (93.7 FM) Jack Edwards was his candid self, spitting hot fire about the current status of the Boston Bruins as well as their uncertain future. Hosts DJ Bean and ESPN’s Joe McDonald asked Edwards about a variety of topics, all of which...
Via BruinsLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things I Think I Think 3/13/15

The New York Islanders and defenseman Johnny Boychuk finally did it. They came to terms on a seven-year, $42 million extension [way] before July 1, leaving most Islanders fans ecstatic for the future. I say most because there’s never a time when everybody’s pleased. While Boychuk’s contract carries an AAV of $6 million, a bargain compared to what he could have been offered...
Via Islanders Insight
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk inks 7-year extension with Islanders

Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Congratulations to Johnny Boychuk and his family as the former Bruins defenseman and Stanley Cup champion has signed a seven year extension with the New York Islanders. The deal is worth a reported $42 million with an average annual value of $6 million per year according to Newsday. That's the highest paid...
Via BruinsLife
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Signs 7-Year Extension With Islanders

For Boston Bruins fans hoping to reunite with a popular defenseman next season, Thursday's news was heartbreaking. But for Johnny Boychuk and his fans, both in Boston and on Long Island, Thursday's news was exciting and well-deserved.
Via CLNS Radio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Shutdown Pair Podcast: NHL talk with Greg Wyshynski, Pete Jensen, Stephen Lorenzo and Pat Pickens

In the tenth episode of The Shutdown Pair Podcast, hosts Scott Charles (@ScottmCharles) and Christian Arnold (@CA_NYhockey) discuss the Johnny Boychuk extension an the Rangers ascent to the top of the Eastern Conference. We are also joined in studio by WRHU’s Dan Savarino (@DanSavarino). Scott, Christian and Dan are joined by Stephen Lorenzo from The […] The post The Shutdown...
Via Along the Boards
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh Boy! Boychuk Signs Seven Year Extension

Johnny Boychuk has agreed to terms on a seven-year deal with the New York Islanders. Boychuk, who is 31, will receive $42 million over the lifetime of the deal. As reported on the New York Islanders’ website, Islanders General Manager Garth Snow stated after the signing, “Johnny’s influence in our dressing room, both on and off the ice, has been immeasurable. His veteran...
Via Islanders Insight
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders, defenseman Boychuk agree to 7-year extension

NEW YORK -- Johnny Boychuk and the New York Islanders have agreed on a long-term contract extension that assures that two of the club's top defensemen will stick together well after the team locates to Brooklyn next season. Boychuk received a seven-year deal Thursday, as Nick Leddy did late last month. Boychuk's contract is worth $42 million, slightly higher than Leddy's deal for...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk gets 7-year extension

NEW YORK (AP) Johnny Boychuk and the New York Islanders have agreed on a long-term contract extension that assures that two of the club's top defensemen will stick together well after the team locates to Brooklyn next season. Boychuk received a seven-year deal Thursday, as Nick Leddy did late last month. Boychuk's contract is worth $42 million, slightly higher than Leddy's deal...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders sign Johnny Boychuk to seven-year deal

USATI The New York Islanders announced Thursday that defenseman Johnny Boychuk has agreed to terms on a seven-year deal, signing through the 2021-22 season. BREAKING: #Isles sign Johnny Boychuk to seven-year, $42 million contract. — Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) March 12, 2015   Boychuk, 31, leads all Islanders defensemen in points (32), assists (25) and plus-minus rating...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk signs 7-year, $42M extension with Islanders

Johnny Boychuk has been an excellent defenseman for the New York Islanders this season, and on Thursday, the team announced it had signed the 31-year-old veteran to a huge extension. Arthur Staple of Newsday reports the contract is for $42 million over seven years, which will make Boychuk the Islanders’ highest-paid player next season. The deal also includes a no-movement clause...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Bruins have kept Johnny Boychuk?

Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images There was an outcry when Johnny Boychuk was traded to the New York Islanders before the season began. Some questioned the timing and some questioned the value received in return. Not surprisingly, given the Bruins’ defensive struggles, the outcry still remains today. Bruins fans loved this guy and he loved them back. So why was he traded in the...
Via BruinsLife
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Where do the Islanders Stand at Crunch Time?

Courtesy of Getty Images. With one month to go before the Stanley Cup playoffs roll around, some of us here at Islanders Insight started asking ourselves some rather important questions about the state of the New York Islanders. In short, we feel as if the follow two individual vantage points found below may come to represent many thoughts and/or concerns filtering into the many...
Via Islanders Insight
18 days ago  |  Discuss

What Signing Boychuk Can Hold For The Islanders’ Future

On February 24th, Nick Leddy signed a contract extension with the New York Islanders through 2022. With this signing, Garth Snow has solidified a role for Leddy as a top defenseman on the New York Islanders. Once Snow got the pen to paper, the question quickly became when are the Islanders going to sign his defensive partner, Johnny Boychuk? When asked in an interview with Stan Fischler...
Via Islanders Insight
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2|26|15

Three trades were made around the NHL over the course of yesterday, none of them involving the New York Islanders. As the trade deadline looms, Islanders fans should expect more of the same silence. It’s been said time-and-time again that the Islanders organization feels their deadline deals were made on Oct. 4, when general manager Garth Snow acquired defensemen Johnny Boychuk...
Via Islanders Insight
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Look To Balance The Books On Boychuk

The New York Islanders and their general manager Garth Snow made a huge catch yesterday in the sometimes overwhelming pond that is home to NHL defenseman. You see, there is not one position more coveted in the National Hockey League than those three groups of two that provide the last line of defense before you go one on one with the goaltender. It has become the difference between...
Via Islanders Insight
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders roll past Coyotes, maintain Metro Division lead

  Matt Martin and Johnny Boychuk scored less than a minute apart early in the third to break a tie and the New York Islanders went on to rout the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Tuesday night. Martin's eighth goal of the season snapped a 1-1 tie before Boychuk added his seventh at 4:15. The win kept the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division. Kael Mouillierat - his first goal in the NHL...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes falter in third period against Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Matt Martin and Johnny Boychuk scored less than a minute apart early in the third to break a tie, and the New York Islanders went on to rout the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Tuesday night. Martin's eighth goal of the season snapped a 1-1 tie before Boychuk added his seventh at 4:15. The win kept the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division. Kael Mouillierat -- his first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins beat Johnny Boychuk, NY Islanders 2-1

Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLThe Bruins lost/won tonight's contest against the New York Islanders, walking away with a 2-1 victory.Only 1:53 into the game, Torey Krug and Ryan Strome dropped the gloves, with Strome getting the better of Krug. The Islanders struck first. John Tavares jumped on Frans Nielsen's rebound to pot a power play goal, giving the Islanders the 1-0 lead. With...
Via BruinsLife
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2|5|15

Yesterday was not the best day-off for the New York Islanders. One day after Long Island’s hockey team dropped their third straight game, a 4-2 loss to the Florida Panthers, both the New York Rangers and the Pittsburgh Penguins found themselves in the win-column, making strides towards overtaking the Islanders for first place in the Metropolitan Division. Actually, the Penguins did...
Via Islanders Insight
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Bringing Personality To Islanders In Move From Boston (Video)

New team, same old Johnny. Johnny Boychuk had a sudden change in surroundings in October when the Boston Bruins dealt him to the New York Islanders in exchange for draft picks. It’s worked out pretty well so far, as the 31-year-old defenseman already has a career high in points with 24 (four goals, 20 assists) while helping the Islanders to one of the...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Find Their Missing Piece(s)

The NHL’s All-Star break is an opportunity for reflection and for the Islanders one needn’t look further than Garth Snow’s acquisitions of Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy as huge keys to their first-half success.  If anyone kept to their NHL “Things-To-Do-In-The-Offseason” list, it was the Isles GM. Jaroslav Halak was acquired from the Washington Capitals for a 4th round...
Via Islanders Insight
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Johnny Boychuk Mock Alex Ovechkin’s Celebration After His OT Winner?

Johnny Boychuk fired a slapper past Braden Holtby for the game-winner in New York on Monday night, then fired a shot at Alexander Ovechkin with the ensuing celebration. Late in the third period, Ovechkin managed to light the lamp and tie the game with a wrist shot that would eventually help the Caps send the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dale Arnold: Bruins Missing Rough, Tough Identity This Season (Video)

Are the Boston Bruins having an identity crisis? Traditionally, the B’s have been a tough, defensive team that’s used those talents to wear down its opponents. But now, they look like something different. “If you look at the guys who are gone — Jarome Iginla, Shawn Thornton, Johnny Boychuk — it seems like they’re going away from the big rough...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins and Oilers are discussing a trade and a third team may be involved

The rumor mill is once again heating up for the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers. You may recall that the two teams were linked over the summer prior to Boston’s trade which sent Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders. Now a report from Nick Kypreos suggests that the two sides are talking once more about a potential trade. Before diving in, it’s always worth noting that...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Islanders place Johnny Boychuk, Lubomir Visnovsky on injured list

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The surging, but banged-up New York Islanders are putting defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Lubomir Visnovsky on the injured list and recalling defenseman Griffin Reinhart under emergency conditions from Bridgeport of the AHL. Boychuk, on the list retroactive to Nov. 27, has already missed three games because of a lower-body injury. Visnovsky's move is retroactive...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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